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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kuo

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  • A user from Taiwan says the name Kuo is of Chinese origin and means "Walls outside cities".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Kuo


Kuo was born on November 26th, 1993 in Yilan City.


Kuo was born in 1895 in Inner Mongolia. He passed away in 1984.


Kuo Tai-yuan is a baseball player. Kuo was born on March 20th, 1962 in Tainan.


Kuo Chun-lin is a baseball player for the Saitama Seibu Lions. Kuo was born on February 2nd, 1992 in Hsinchu.


Kuo Fang-yu is a Political Deputy Minister of Labor of the Republic of China, Permanent Deputy Minister of the Council of Labor Affairs of the Executive Yuan, Political Deputy Minister ofLaborof theRepublic of China, and Permanent Deputy Minister of theCouncil of Labor Af. Kuo was born on April 1st, 1952.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kuo

Puff Kuo is a . She plays Vocals. She was most active from 2008 to 2008. Puff was born on June 30th, 1988 in Gongliao District. Puff is also known as Guō Xuě Fú and 郭雪芙.


Shen Kuo is a scientist in the fields of geology, astronomy, archaeology, and mathematics. Shen was born in Hangzhou.


Amber Kuo is a mandopop singing and actor. She plays Piano and Guitar. She was most active from 2007 to present. Amber was born on February 19th, 1986.


Her career lasted from 2008 to 2008. Christine was born on July 11th, 1983 in Taiwan.


Dylan Kuo is a c-pop and mandopop actor, model (people), and singing. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Dylan is also known as Irons Kwok.


Hong-Chih Kuo is a baseball player for the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions. Hong-Chih was born on July 23rd, 1981 in Tainan.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kuo as a last name

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Common last names for Kuo

  • Chang
  • Chen
  • Lee
  • Wang
  • Huang
  • Liu

Common first names for Kuo

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kuo U.S.
  White 2.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kuo

People with the last name Kuo are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kuo

  • How Popular is the name Kuo? As a last name Kuo was the 4,767th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kuo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kuo is Wednesday, November 6th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Kuo? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kuo. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kuo: Your name in reverse order is Ouk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uok. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kuo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,426 people with the last name Kuo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kuo? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Kuo as their last name.

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